27 Jan '15, 1pm

The solar industry is putting people to work 20 times faster than any other energy sector

, John Roberts, a recently laid off crew van driver, said, “They said things aren’t good, that oil prices are low, and they aren’t going to be drilling as many wells. They gave me 24 hours to leave my house.” Solar jobs have grown 20 percent per year over the last two years – over 80,000 jobs since 2010. And that’s with solar power being a relatively small piece of the power market. Once we begin using solar power to its potential, which, according to Environment America , could provide more than enough power for everyone and then some, the job potential will only increase as well.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-solar-industry-is-putting-people...

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